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House Approves $25M Tax Credit For Film Production

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved more than tripling a tax credit for film production to $25 million for the next fiscal year.

04/02/2013

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Md. Senate Passes Licensing Bill For Immigrants

The Maryland Senate on Monday passed a measure that would allow illegal immigrants to continue to have driver’s licenses.

03/25/2013

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Md. House Passes Health Care Reform Measure

A measure to further implement federal health care reform in Maryland passed the House of Delegates on a 93-43 vote Monday with little debate.

03/25/2013

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House Approves Shark Fin Ban

A measure banning the trade of shark fins in Maryland has cleared the House of Delegates.

03/25/2013

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Medical Marijuana Bill Advances In Md. House

A measure to allow medical marijuana in Maryland moved forward in the House of Delegates on Saturday.

03/23/2013

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House OKs Strengthening Distracted Driving Law

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to strengthen laws against distracted driving.

03/21/2013

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Major Funding Measure For Schools Moves Forward

A major funding plan to build 15 new schools and renovate up to 40 others in Baltimore by enabling the city to issue about $1 billion in bonds moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday.

03/21/2013

General Assembly

With Recession Gone, Md. Senate Passes $37B Budget

With finances improving in the aftermath of the recession, the Maryland Senate voted Wednesday for a nearly $37 billion budget that would boost education spending for some counties that have lost population and wealth and would provide a cost-of-living increase for state workers.

03/20/2013

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State Senator Credited With Helping Catch Thief

State Sen. James Mathias is being credited with the arrest of a man on theft charges after Mathias saw the man acting suspiciously in his Ocean City neighborhood.

03/20/2013

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Life Or Death Decision: Md. Lawmakers Vote To Repeal Death Penalty

Maryland is about to become the 18th state in the nation to abolish the death penalty.

03/15/2013

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House Votes To Extend DNA Sampling For Arrestees

The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to maintain a much-debated state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees without a warrant.

03/14/2013

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Md. House To Discuss Death Penalty Repeal

The Maryland House of Delegates will decide whether to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Lawmakers open their debate in Annapolis Wednesday evening.

03/13/2013

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